UPLC-QTOF-MS with chemical profiling approach for rapidly evaluating chemical consistency between traditional and dispensing granule decoctions
of Tao-Hong-Si-Wu decoction
of leaves or bark was used as an analgesic, antiseptic and digestive tonic, and the leaves were chewed for toothache.
The reproductive health division carried out constitutional assessment of infertile couples and used TCM decoctions
and TCM granules to improve physical fitness before pregnancy.
Tinctures, infusions, decoctions
, glycetracts and encapsulated dried herbs are all commonly used, but efficacy may vary between the method of extraction and between herbs, as different constituents require different methods of preparation to exert their maximal effects.
Formulations included both direct administration of plant parts or juice from plant parts, or making decoctions
, or using plant parts in the dried form.
The extracts and decoctions
are usually taken orally and the powder is usually mixed with food and eaten or placed on burning charcoal and inhaled (Audu, 1989).
It is also used as a medicinal plant; the branchlets of this tree are used as toothbrushes, the root decoctions
are taken orally to stop diarrhoea, the branch decoctions
are administered orally for stomach upset, the leaves are used in treating coughs and stomach ache, the root decoction
also forms part of a medicine for hookworms, and the leaf infusion is used in preparing a cough mixture.
Also known as Citrus aurantium and Fructus aurantii, bitter orange has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for hundreds of years in herbal decoctions
used to treat digestive problems.
While acupuncture is the best-known Chinese medical modality in the West, in China, internally administered multi-ingredient, water-based decoctions
are overwhelmingly the main modality.
caapi among snuff-using societies, such as the Piaroa, who do not prepare decoctions
containing N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) admixtures.
made from the bark of chokecherry trees were used to wash puncture wounds and lacerations.
It was only done by reducing the quantity of bread, bacon and beer, and taking in their place gruel, potatoes, suet and rice puddings, with decoctions
of washed-out tea leaves.
He does mention infusions, concoctions, decoctions
, directions and emulsions, but not evictions.
Earlier, infusions and decoctions
were also prepared in pharmacies according to the pharmacopoeia standards.
The inner bark is collected in the fall and can be used in infusions, decoctions
, cough syrup and tinctures.